Prosecutors in Burgundy say a network of counterfeiters sold at least 400 bottles of cheap wine as Romanée-Conti for a total of 2 million euros.
Police said the man, in his 40s, of Montenegrin origin, was arrested at his home in southern France as he tried to escape through a window.
French and Spanish police announce arrests of 75 alleged members of a gang smuggling Chinese citizens into Europe and the US.
Trial begins of 22 gang leaders of a child pickpocketing ring said to have been behind 75 percent of the thefts on the Paris metro.
French police arrest 16 youths suspected of holding up a suburban train near Paris in March and robbing passengers of valuables.
French police have dismantled what officials called a "huge" Albanian heroin-trafficking network, making 39 arrests in the eastern town of Mulhouse.
An armed gang attacked a cargo plane unloading at Marseille airport, driving a car through a perimeter fence, reports La Provence newspaper.